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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-07-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,316
Posted By Sport
Try it in Feb, Mar or April. They have reasons...

Try it in Feb, Mar or April. They have reasons for naming their communities FURNACE Creek and DEATH Valley. I've checked the temps out there in the summer and at five a.m., the low would be 96! ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,972
Posted By Sport
For me it's the Hayabusa. A large seat bag and a...

For me it's the Hayabusa. A large seat bag and a tank bag is good for any tour. Add a Throttlemeister and a V1 and you're all set. Over 60,000 miles so far thru eleven states. Run double compound...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 20,014
Posted By Sport
Just about every two lane north of Morro Bay is a...

Just about every two lane north of Morro Bay is a pleasure to ride, the coast highway, 1 and 101, the Giant Redwoods, Yosemite, Lassen, Kings Canyon and Redwood National Parks, the Sierra mountain...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,045
Posted By Sport
You know the last couple times I've been there,...

You know the last couple times I've been there, last year and before, the food and service wasn't up to par. New owners? Didn't stop in last time I was up there. There are other places to eat. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,508
Posted By Sport
Many times when out on 25 on my street bikes I...

Many times when out on 25 on my street bikes I see a lot of trailered off roaders taking a left about 40 miles south of Hollister southeast towards Coalinga. Isn't there a dedicated off road area or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,755
Posted By Sport
This, http://www.mctourer.com/...

This,

http://www.mctourer.com/ (http://www.mctourer.com/)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,454
Posted By Sport
Not one little bit...

Not one little bit...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,454
Posted By Sport
There oughta be a law that if there's a quarter...

There oughta be a law that if there's a quarter mile of clear road ahead that double yellows or not, a motorcycle should be allowed to pass. It only takes a few seconds and wouldn't scare the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,454
Posted By Sport
Nearly $300 isn't 'that bad'? You did see my...

Nearly $300 isn't 'that bad'? You did see my earlier post? Revenuers!!!!!!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,454
Posted By Sport
Only repeatable every 18 months.

Only repeatable every 18 months.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,454
Posted By Sport
I beat a CHP aircraft speeding tkt some years...

I beat a CHP aircraft speeding tkt some years back. I subpoenaed the officer that pulled me over and the helicopter spotter and her tally sheet. The officer on the ground was worthless as he only...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,454
Posted By Sport
You'll have to deal with it in the Superior Court...

You'll have to deal with it in the Superior Court of the county you were cited in. Was the violation 21460(a)? In San Mateo county it costs $237 and another $49 in 'administrative fees' if you opt...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By Sport
Heading to the top in late September after the...

Heading to the top in late September after the Grand Canyon and a ride thru Monument Vallery again. Looking forward to rising nearly three miles above sea level. I heard its almost impossible to...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,443
Posted By Sport
I have three, all EXO 700s but I have none of the...

I have three, all EXO 700s but I have none of the problems you describe. Mine vent well, do not move around in the wind and with the chin spoiler in place wind doesn't come up from my neck when it's...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 21,943
Posted By Sport
I currently have a couple, an 06 Hayabusa LE and...

I currently have a couple, an 06 Hayabusa LE and a 79 Honda CBX Super Sport. I would add a 69 or 70 Honda CB 750-4 and a Suzuki X6 Hustler.
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,413
Posted By Sport
The max pressure listed on the sidewall is NOT...

The max pressure listed on the sidewall is NOT what the recommended running psi should be. 'That' can be adjusted to your riding style and weight on the bike (like in touring or two up) so if you're...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,691
Posted By Sport
I've been stuck behind several herds of Harley's,...

I've been stuck behind several herds of Harley's, RVs, and grouped up tourists at times and can't believe the gall of those would simply don't give a shit about the other motorists on the road. This...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,203
Posted By Sport
A first bike should not be a dream bike. Try an...

A first bike should not be a dream bike. Try an SV650. 40ci same as an old Bonneville but with way better brakes and handling. Lightweight, inexpensive to run and very forgiving if dropped. An 03...
Forum: Face plant 04-07-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,037
Posted By Sport
Compensate you for what, PTSD? You should only...

Compensate you for what, PTSD? You should only be able to (rightfully) sue for a demonstrated loss than you can directly attribute to the other driver. Would an eye witness on the side of the road...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,947
Posted By Sport
Or... ...

Or...

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i87/jakerin/06%20tourer/IMG019Small.jpg

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i87/jakerin/06%20tourer/IMG002Small.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,947
Posted By Sport
Or this? ...

Or this?

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i87/jakerin/06%20tourer/IMG011Small.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,947
Posted By Sport
Does this work? ...

Does this work?

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i87/jakerin/06%20tourer/IMG013Small.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,947
Posted By Sport
OK, how about a Hayabusa? I tour on mine all the...

OK, how about a Hayabusa? I tour on mine all the time. Been thru eleven states so far and have over 50,000 miles on it with nothing more than a small tank bag and a large seat bag behind me. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,533
Posted By Sport
Being top heavy might cause a fall (standing on...

Being top heavy might cause a fall (standing on the pegs) and a quick but firm pull on the front brakes could cause it as well. The brain does record like a VCR but it doesn't always retain what its...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,947
Posted By Sport
"driver" How about a Corvette...

"driver"

How about a Corvette Convertible?
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,736
Posted By Sport
Not that familiar with the old Mustangs but if it...

Not that familiar with the old Mustangs but if it has a fan clutch (that's) what is probably bad, not the water pump. You can tell by looking at the fan. If it has something large and odd looking...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By Sport
Been over that road a dozen times mostly on a...

Been over that road a dozen times mostly on a bike and never seen a cop. Even back when you had to stop at a gate and show your license and registration. The new gate is very convenient.
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,748
Posted By Sport
I've used a Deltran battery tender Jr for years...

I've used a Deltran battery tender Jr for years on several bikes. One battery, a Westco, lasted over nine years. Others have lasted over five. The Jr is available just about everywhere for under...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By Sport
As a long time owner of the HF foot pump model I...

As a long time owner of the HF foot pump model I can say that a slight lip is appreciated and the hydraulics do not always leak. Mine hasn't leaked ever and I've had it nearly six years. It could...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Sport
Could the vent hole in your gas cap be partially...

Could the vent hole in your gas cap be partially plugged?
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Sport
Yep ...

Yep

http://www.webbikeworld.com/Motorcycle-tires/tire-data.htm
Forum: Australia 03-05-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,907
Posted By Sport
The HF $299 unit works very well. I don't use the...

The HF $299 unit works very well. I don't use the chock and instead use a Canyon Dancer to keep it upright and stable. Love it!
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,441
Posted By Sport
I've had mine at least 3-4 years and its never...

I've had mine at least 3-4 years and its never 'leaked' down. I almost never use the support bar. The HF ads in most mags is simply a $299 deal which is still a good deal. I managed to find a $20...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-24-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,756
Posted By Sport
The worst sight on the road is a bike with a top...

The worst sight on the road is a bike with a top box and nothing else. If you have to use one, make sure it's combined with side bags and loaded with light weight gear.
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,298
Posted By Sport
Ive used Deltran battery tender Jrs for years and...

Ive used Deltran battery tender Jrs for years and one time one of my batteries was completely dead (lights left on) no reading at all. Hooked it up and at the end of the next day the battery was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-16-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
Posted By Sport
No, amundo!

No, amundo!
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By Sport
Unless your rings or valve train (guides) are...

Unless your rings or valve train (guides) are passing contamination into your crankcase at an injurious rate you're changing oil way too often, especially with full synth oil. Waste of money and...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,439
Posted By Sport
Over pants with a zip out liner for all weathers....

Over pants with a zip out liner for all weathers. Full or 3/4 length leg zippers, knee, hip and tailbone pads. Dress the way you want underneath. Almost all manufacturers have a model that would...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,439
Posted By Sport
Saw a couple dressed the same way one day. The...

Saw a couple dressed the same way one day. The pillion told me they weren't wearing protective gear because her husband wasn't going to be riding very fast that day...ah, the logic!:rofl:lol3
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,439
Posted By Sport
Knee pads are much cheaper than knee caps. Three...

Knee pads are much cheaper than knee caps. Three surgeries, a skin graft, 36 staples and way too many stitches, and that was while wearing heavy duty leather pants, but w/o knee pads...
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